Exotic Love Vine

Ipomoea lobata


Standard seed packet, 15 seeds

$1.50
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Exotic Love Vine

Ipomoea lobata

Synonyms: Mina lobata


  • Annual climbing vine
  • Fast growing and prolific flowering


Annual climbing vine to 250cm with dark green deeply lobed leaves and dark purple stems. Produces brightly coloured bracts of tubular flowers in forked pairs. Flowers are graduated in colour from deep scarlet to cream. This vigorous heirloom vine from South America is very fast growing and well suited to warm weather where it produces an abundance of flowers throughout summer. Great for attracting birds and butterflies to the garden. Also known as "Fire Cracker Vine" or "Spanish Flag".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth: 7mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 7-10 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost Tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 10cm
Plant Height: 250cm
Position: Full to part sun, moist well drained soil.
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90-100 days
*Notes: Requires support to climb up

(Product number: E8-02)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds


SKU E8-02
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Ipomoea lobata
Botanical synonyms: Mina lobata
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 15 seeds
Seeds per gram: 50

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